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Afrikaans arts festivals are facing increasing competition and, at times, lack differentiation given the increasing numbers of festivals in the South African festival market. This ultimately threatens the sustainability of these events and its role-players, including artists, local economies and...

Author(s)
Viviers, P. A.; Botha, K.; Perl, C.
Publisher
Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 2013, 35, 2, pp 211-229
Abstract

Nature-based tourism products in Africa, especially South Africa, are playing an important role in attracting visitors. It is therefore essential to understand travel behaviour and the factors influencing the behaviour of visitors, as such knowledge can influence future park visits, park...

Author(s)
Slabbert, E.; Plessis, E. du
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2013, 19, 3, pp 639-660
Abstract

Tourism researchers report differences between first-time and repeat visitors in terms of their demographics, tripographics, destination perception, perceived value, and travel motivations. The majority of previous studies focus on comparing only one or a couple of these dimensions, with fragmented ...

Author(s)
Li, X. A.; Cheng, C. K.; Kim HyoungGon; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2008, 29, 2, pp 278-293
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The Cape Town International Jazz Festival is South Africa's most renowned jazz festival and, from quite modest beginnings, has grown into a successful international event. Since its inception in 2000, attendance figures have increased from the initial 14,000 to 32,000 in the past 9 years. The...

Author(s)
Kruger, M.; Saayman, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2013, 17, 3, pp 179-194
Abstract

This study looks at the image of Mississippi as a tourist destination as perceived by both past visitors (n=134) and non-visitors (n=101). A descriptive analysis of participants' sociodemographic characteristics and their images of the mentioned destination, is provided. MANOVA analysis indicated...

Author(s)
Hallab, Z.; Kim, K. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 4, pp 393-403
Abstract

A study intended to measure the impact of the weather on the decision to travel to Brittany, France and the effects of the weather on visits to different types of sites. It used variance analysis on the number of tourist nights according to the type of weather, as well as a survey conducted among...

Author(s)
Quinton, É.
Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Espaces, Tourisme & Loisirs, 2004, No.215, pp 16-18
Abstract

This article aims to identify the heuristics for transport mode choices from observed data derived from a panel-based survey of 3562 visitors from the Netherlands in 1998. It is argued that tourists do not necessarily maximize their utility in selecting a travel mode; rather, their choice behaviour ...

Author(s)
Middelkoop, M. van; Borgers, A.; Timmermans, H.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2003, 42, 1, pp 75-83
Abstract

Australia has been the recipient of significant negative press as a result of the politics of Pauline Hanson and Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party, with the Singapore press routinely reporting stories of what are said to be One Nation's anti-Asian and racist policies. Despite this, Singapore, a key ...

Author(s)
Litvin, S. W.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 1, pp 124-133
Abstract

This paper reports the findings of a study of 475 backpackers in the Northern Territory of Australia. It finds that backpackers tend to visit many of the same locations as other tourists, and like those tourists, are attracted to the natural sights of the Territory. It is also found that the...

Author(s)
Mohsin, A.; Ryan, C.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2003, 5, 2, pp 113-131
Abstract

This paper describes key travel traits of non-resident visitors to British Columbia's (BC) wine tourism destinations in Canada. It uses data obtained from a survey of 261 visitors conducted between April 1995 and March 1996. It identifies 'Generalist' and 'Immersionist' as being important segments...

Author(s)
Williams, P. W.; Dossa, K. B.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2003, 14, 3/4, pp 1-34

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